Arundel is a picturesque old town in Sussex, 5 miles from Littlehampton.
It has a glorious location on the edge of the Downs overlooking the River Arun, from the watermeadows of which the views of the town have an almost fairytale quality.
Arundel Castle is on the site of a motte and bailey castle constructed in 1067 by the powerful Roger de Montgomery. The keep dates from the 12th century, and much of the castle was rebuilt in the Gothic style in 1890.
It is the family home of the Howards, Dukes of Norfolk, for centuries England`s premier Catholic family.
The castle is also home to a well known cricket ground.
Arundel Cathedral (Catholic) was completed in 1873. It was designed by Joseph Aloysius Hansom.
St. Nicholas Church was built in the 14th century by the great architect Henry Yevele. It is shared between Anglicans and Catholics.
The Town Hall has a museum in the cell block.
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust have a reserve beside the river.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Arundel for groups.